Brizhyk L.S., Ponyezha O.O.
The book covers the main stages of life, scientific, scientific-organizational and public activities of the well-known Ukrainian scientist in the field of theoretical solid state physics, laureate of the State Prizes of the Ukrainian SSR, Honored Scientist and Technician of Ukraine, professor, Academician of NAS of Ukraine V.M. Loktev. The role of V.M. Loktev in the study of optical properties of cryocrystals, development of the theory of strongly anisotropic magnetic systems, development of the theory of large radius impurity states in crystals, study of energy spectra and features of high-temperature superconductors, analysis of spintronic properties of antiferromagnets, etc. For scientists and all who are interested in modern national science and its history.